Definition of Mammering

1. mammer [v] - See also: mammer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammering

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mammas
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mammati
mammatus
mammaw
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mammectomy
mammee
mammee apple
mammee apples
mammee tree
mammees
mammer
mammered
mammering (current term)
mammers
mammery
mammet
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mammie
mammies
mammifer
mammiferous
mammifers
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mammil-

Literary usage of Mammering

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"mammering, *., from the abore. Hesitation, confusion. It would not hold. ... Euphues perused this letter oftentimes, beeing in & mammering whut to answere. ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"I st;mI in • mammering. Terence in English, 1641. But is not this Thais which 1 see ? Its even she. ... a mammering : ah, what should I du l П. ..."

3. The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the by William Shakespeare, George Steevens (1811)
"I wonder in my soul, What you could ask me, that I should deny, Or stand so mammering on.1 What! Michael Cassio, That came a wooing with you ; and many a ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"What you would ask me that I should deny, Or stand so mammering on. Shak., Othello, iii. 8.70. ... Same as mammering. My quill remained (as men say) In a ..."

5. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"mammering : hesitation, the idea being that of paralysed powers rather than stammering. AS. manor, deep sleep, unconsciousness. Again, vol. ii. pp. 75, 1. ..."

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